I met Patrick’s mom.

The odds of the interaction I just had are almost incomprehensible. I was out for my afternoon walk in undisclosed city. I saw a group of three ladies that were probably in their mid 60’s. One of them had a shirt with the WSO logo. I said “I like your shirt” fully expecting for her to have no idea what the blue monkey means. We then chatted and it turns out she is Patrick Curtis’s mom. I told her to tell Patrick thank you for the help as WSO has been essential in my job search. The odds of this happening are just wild… Patrick, your mom is a very nice woman and I will never forget this interaction lolol


Wow, what a small world it is! It's always a delight to hear about these unexpected encounters. I'm sure Patrick would be thrilled to hear about this. It's heartwarming to know that the WSO community extends beyond the digital world. And yes, the odds of such an encounter are indeed wild! It's great to hear that WSO has been essential in your job search. Keep up the good work and remember, as I always say, "My Mind told me to stop, but my Heart would not let me". Keep chasing your dreams!

Sources: Thankful for the WSO Experience: Non-target to Accenture Consulting, I got a top IB SA offer thanks to WSO, Q&A with WSO Founder, Patrick (Part 1)

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